Lest We Forget: The Ludlow Massacre One Century Later

One hundred years ago, on the afternoon of April 20, 1914 William Snyder and his children made the mistake of climbing out of the pit they had dug under their tent in Ludlow Colorado. Outside, the Colorado National Guard and striking coal miners were engaged in a war that had raged since morning. For much […]

Inherent Other

Oh if I could just get to Poland… Of Pynchon And Vice: America’s Inherent Other (International Pynchon Week), June 09-12, 2010, Lublin, Poland full name / name of organization: Zofia Kolbuszewska, The John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin contact email: zofkol@kul.lublin.pl cfp categories: american cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches science_and_culture theory twentieth_century_and_beyond While focusing on AGAINST TH DAY […]

Inherent Vice

I’m probably behind in finding out about this (stupid grad school), but apparently Pynchon has a new book coming out next year called Inherent Vice.  From the description I found here: It’s been awhile since Doc Sportello has seen his ex-girlfriend. Suddenly out of nowhere she shows up with a story about a plot to […]